It’s mid-February now, and lots of people are starting to dream of a summer holiday in a hot country or are busy planning a long weekend away. Taking a break from everything is always great way to get some much needed relaxation and recuperation, but have you ever wished that your fitness regime could come too? If you’re like me then exercising isn’t a chore you want to leave behind with your work emails, it’s something you want to take with you on your trip. There are a number of common reasons people leave their fitness out of their holiday plans, be it finding time, finding space, or simply not knowing what to do.
As soon as you are finished making excuses as to why you can’t workout on holiday, you’ll find that there are so many ways to keep on top of your fitness, you simply have to figure out what your priorities are and what it is you want to achieve- you can then begin making a plan to match your goals. If your current fitness goals are pertaining to muscle building perhaps you should consider using your holiday time to maintain instead of progress. You aren’t going to be able to lift heavy weights in the Bahamas, but you can use your body weight to keep the tension in those muscles and keep your gains!
Do your research and get creative!
So there may not be a gym in your immediate vicinity, but I can guarantee there are other obstacles at your disposal. Is there a pool? Are you near a park? Can you find the space for a few push ups or tricep dips off of your hotel bed? The gym is really all around you, you just have to know what you’re looking for.
The key to this is planning in advance. Short bursts of exercise to maintain you